Decision making in federal real estate: how the government decides on whether and with whom to lease, build or buy

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Lakeside, 1997 - Business & Economics - 354 pages
The Federal government is the nation's largest landlord & owns over 450,000 buildings, more than 675 million acres of land, & leases another 300 million square feet of space. It is constantly in the market building, buying, renovating, leasing, & selling real estate. The book is based on the author's two decades of consulting experience in Federal real estate, & describes the decision making process by which government agencies acquire & dispose of land, buildings, structures & facilities. The book will be of particular interest to students & scholars in the fields of business, real estate, urban studies, economics, & government wanting to know how the Federal government conducts its real estate operations. It is also a practical Guide for planners, developers, brokers, leasing agents, property managers, lenders, appraisers, investors, state & local government officials, corporate real estate executives & all others currently doing or wishing to do real estate business with the Federal government. To order contact: Lakeside Publishers, 13408 Glen Lea Way, Rockville, MD 20850-3638. (301) 762-1441, TOLL FREE (800) 304-1802, FAX (301) 762-1206, e-mail: lakepubs@aol.com.

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Contents

Present Value Theory
9
The Tax Effects of Leasing
29
Construction and Reversion
39
Converting to Metric
63
Strategic Analysis
69
Lease
81
New Construction
91
Repair Alteration
105
Evaluating Leases and LeaseOptions
177
The Internal Rate of Return
197
Sensitivity and Risk Analysis
211
Privatization of GovernmentOwned Buildings
223
Homeownership Conversion of Public Housing
241
Acquiring Government Properties
255
Legislative and Regulatory History
265
Appendices
279

Direct Purchase
117
Lease with an Option to Purchase
127
LeastCost Financing
137
Status Quo
149
Comparing Alternatives
159
Scoring
169
B OMB Circular No A104 Revised
291
OMB Circular No A94
305
OMB Circular No A11
329
References
343
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